ACETAMINOPHEN Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects

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      INFREQUENT side effects

      If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

      • abnormal liver function tests

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        RARE side effects

        If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression i

        • decreased blood platelets
        • very low levels of granulocytes, a type of white blood cell
        • low levels of white blood cells
        • low levels of a type of white blood cell called neutrophils
        • vocal cord swelling
        • acute liver failure
        • damage to the liver and inflammation
        • inflammation of the skin due to an allergy
        • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called toxic epidermal necrolysis
        • a skin disorder with blistering and peeling skin called Stevens-Johnson syndrome
        • a type of allergic reaction called angioedema
        • a type of bumpy skin rash called a maculopapular rash
        • a type of skin disorder called acute generalized exanthematous pustulosis

        If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression i

        • erythema or redness of skin or mucous membrane
        • hives
        • a skin rash

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